New Chairperson takes over duties of Seva Vanitha Unit
Mrs. Salini Waidyaratne assumed duties as the new
Chairperson of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU)
today (13th July 2017) in a brief ceremony at the Ministry.
Deputy Chairperson Ms. IT Weerasinghe and other
officials of the MoD SVU were also present at the occasion.
The MoD SVU is designed to look into the welfare of
the valiant war heroes and their families. Primarily the SVU aimes at
providing financial assistances for housing, offer educational
scholarships for 'Ranaviru' children and provide welfare and financial
assistances to 'Ranaviru' families in an emergency and other welfare
measures. It also works in close cooperation with the Seva Vanitha Units
of the tri-forces and the Civil Security Department.